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Newspapers: Digital Newspapers

Digital Newspapers Introduction

This page will list all online accessible newspapers and newspaper subscription databases.


Linked Newspapers

The Washington Post: Shepherd University subscription

The Picket 1896-2000: Shepherd University student newspaper--digitized from print issues

Between 2000 and the end of 2013, the PICKET continued in print. Contact the archivist to view these issues.

The Picket: Nov 2013-current

Virginia Gazette through Points of View Reference (2005-2023)

Daily Dispatch through Chronicling America

New Orleans Bee through Jefferson Parish Library

Shepherdstown Register through Chronicling America

Reminder--Off Campus Access

Off-campus Access to Subscription Database Content is available to

  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Administration


Individuals must use their Shepherd University username and password to do so.

Below is an example of a username/password:

ex. Jdoe01

Password: 8Ch@racters

The List--Subscription Databases

From the electronic resources list, here are the subscription databases with access to newspapers.